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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By ryan822
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1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible


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Great car...had mine for 6 years, bought it when it had a little over 100k needless to say i added another 150 k on it. Engine is extremely reliable as long as you maintain regular oil changes. Only bad side of this car is weather!!! be very careful in the rain and snow, do not drive over 30 miles an hour in the rain and park it when it snows.


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Project Car.
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By amadorklan
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 2dr Convertible


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I purchased a 1998 GT as a project car to keep and tinker with. Needless to say this will be a good challenge for me. There a few things to repair and customize. Above all the engine is rumbling like a champ. LOVE! the engine and exhaust sound. Black and tan interior match very well and replacement parts are fair in price. I plan on doing some upgrades to the engines. Even as a used car, a GT 4.6L has a lot of power and will give incredible speeds. Parents beware, you should not buy your teenager such a powerful car. Buy they aa base mustang V6/V4.


Favorite Features

Handling and engine strength. Not for teenagers or new drivers.


Suggested Improvements

Constant maintenance and patience.


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Hmmmmm.....
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By johnp1984
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 2dr Coupe


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I bought my GT with 95k, it currently has 160k and the engine is running strong. Not been as reliable as many here claim. I only see the recall intake manifold mentioned once! That was a pain in the butt to replace. It hasn't been all that bad, just little annoying stuff going wrong here and there, for example.....x4 O2 sensors, all 4 calipers and rotors replaced, new intake manifold(coolant leak), door hinge, cruise control went out, lower control arms, ball joints, and recently the steering column. Like i said not all that bad, but people on here are praising it as being soooo reliable, it is a 3 at best as far as build quality reliablitly people!


Favorite Features

Ok now the good, solid power from the v8, reliable engine. looks good. gas mileage OK for a v8. i get 18/26 with an auto trans. and driving conservatively.


Suggested Improvements

better build quality, not sure which cheap POS part will need replacing next. better handling would be nice. limited slip diff etc....


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The dream I never knew existed!
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By LUCKY LORI
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 2dr Coupe


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I drove by an dealership & saw this black mustang that caught my eye. I asked to see it, the guys started it and i fell in love! The rumble beats a Harley & I can drive a car! lol This was my 15 yr daughter's dream car and I had no idea until I heard that rumble there is no sweeter sound. She is fast and furious and is a great car. I had male friends want to race etc at my age lol so i got chrome that says "size matters" and put it under the GT 4.6LT on the side it looks like it was made that way and in the back window reads in vinyl "STEP ASIDE BOYS" This has been fun! Like no other car I have had! worried about the snow, heard they are bad in snow! This is a must have car! It's awesome!


Favorite Features

THE RUMBLE and the leather seats


Suggested Improvements

Cup holder and wider factory tires


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Sweet Ride
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By cyanide
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 2dr Coupe


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Bright red, lowered, custom exhaust, headlights, rims, was the best car I ever bought. I even had 4 trophies won from 4 differnt car shows I took her to. Then March of this year 2010, some moron pulled out in front of me. The radiator met the motor and my custom cold air intake splintered under the hood. I wasnt injured! They are built as tough as the look. I miss her everyday, buy one! You will never look back! :)


Favorite Features

Styling


Suggested Improvements

car needed to come with 3 in exhaust, standard! but it didn't. other than that no improvements needed


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